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EU set to decide on compulsory tests for GMO rice
EU regulators will decide this week whether to force testing of all U.S. long-grain rice imports to prove the absence of a genetically modified (GMO) strain not allowed in Europe, an official said on Monday.

Earlier this month, the European Commission set a 15-day period for negotiating a common sampling protocol with U.S. authorities to detect the GMO rice strain, which has turned up in the food chains of at least nine EU countries since August.

That deadline expires on Thursday. If no deal is reached, the EU-25 is expected to order compulsory testing of U.S. rice cargoes that arrive at any EU port -- at the exporter's cost.

"We will have to decide whether we have a deal (with the United States) or not. If we don't, we will send the matter to the standing committee (of EU experts) on Monday," one Commission official said.


"If there's no deal, it would be a decision imposing mandatory counter-testing on U.S. long grain rice imports by the member states at the expense of the exporters," he said.

No biotech rice is allowed to be grown, sold or marketed on the territory of the European Union's 25 countries.
MGR Archive 17.10.2006
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